Adoption; The Humane Choice

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It is the primary mission of every animal refuge to find a loving home for cats and dogs in desperate need of one. Could it be possible that your home is that loving home? Even a very comfortable shelter is. birds cats dogs hedgehogs people helping animals rescues

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National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

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October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. There are so many wonderful dogs waiting to find forever homes, now is a great time to adopt!

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Happy National Shelter Pet Adoption Day!

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We want to wish you a very HAPPY national shelter pet adoption day by introducing “Happy” the Cat and “Happy” the Dog!

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October is Adopt a Pet Month

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The post October is Adopt a Pet Month appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. BlogPaws. BlogPaws

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Adoptable: Molly and Coco

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Adoptable: Molly and Coco originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on November 3, 2009. Tags: adoptable animal rescue Meet Molly the Lurcher and Coco the Labrador, two fine ladies who are 10 and 8 years old.

Dog Adoption kits from Chickabug

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If you are getting ready to adopt a furry friend, or you know someone who is, you just have to see these adorable printables from Chickabug! If you are looking for inspiration on how to use it, just check out this amazing puppy adoption party !

Pet Supplies Plus Hosts National Adopt-a-Pet Weekend

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Pet Supplies Plus is teaming up with local animal shelters to host a monumental Adopt-a-Pet Weekend on October 19-20. Coinciding with National Pet Adoption Month and its annual October Donation Drive, the goal of Adopt-a-Pet Weekend is to place countless deserving pets with forever homes.

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#RelationshipGoals this year: Ditch the dating and adopt a pet

4 The Love Of Animals

Make it special and set the best kind of #RelationshipGoals this year: Ditch the dating and adopt a pet. HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!

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ASPCA Joplin Adopt a Thon

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The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Joplin Humane Society successfully found permanent homes for 745 pets during its weekend adopt-a-thon event on June 25 and 26. to adopt hundreds of animals in the aftermath of last month’s devastating tornado.

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On Veganism and Adoption

Animal Person

I've been under the radar for a bit, anxiously awaiting the adoption finalization of Baby Sky. But now that she's officially ours, I feel like I can write about a topic that means a lot to me without the fear that my words might somehow jeopardize the adoption.

Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York

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Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York! We are so excited to be “spreading the news”!! The SoHo Center will Raise Awareness for the Nearly 5,500 Dogs and Cats Killed Every Day in U.S. Shelters.

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Why Adopt a Senior Dog?

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ASPCA | Why Adopt a Senior Dog? Please visit and read some great reasons to adopt a senior dog! There are so many amazing senior pets who would love a forever home to live out there remaining years in. If you have room in your heart and home, please consider all ages of animals

Adopt a Turkey Next Month

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Farm Sanctuary has a cool "Adopt-a-Turkey" project. I definitely want to do this. turkeys farm animal welfare farm sanctuary thanksgiving turkey massacre

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Guest Post: Dog Adoption

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First Days After Dog Adoption. OK, I ‘m ready for adoption. Shelters’ staff and volunteers, despite their best intentions, are unable to sufficiently take care of each pet; nevertheless you can always count on their advice regarding the health and behavior of the dog that you would like to adopt. An important advantage of adopting a dog from a shelter is that you can be sure he was checked for any medical ailments and given all the proper vaccinations.

Guest post: Dog Adoption

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If you’re going to adopt a shelter dog, it’s important that you do your homework beforehand, so you choose the right dog for your family. There really is no hurry, and it’s important that everyone is happy with the dog you adopt. By adopting a shelter dog, you’re giving him a wonderful home, and giving him the opportunity to become someone’s best friend. Guest post: Dog Adoption originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on February 2, 2010.

Petfinder.com Adopt the Internet Day 2011

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March 15th is “Adopt the Internet Day&# ! In honor of Petfinder.com’s 15th birthday , they want everyone to spread the word about pet adoption on March 15, 2011. Take the pledge that you will tell one person about pet adoption on March 15.

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Pet Adoption Tips from Adopt-A-Pet.com

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Common Questions About Pet Adoption. Q: Although there are literally millions of pets in shelters, pounds and other ‘temporary housing’, many pet-owners-to-be don’t think about pet adoption when they’re looking for their new four-legged friend. With Adopt-a-Pet.com and without even leaving their home, people can search all their local pets and see pictures and descriptions of the animals. Never adopt a pet on a whim or because you feel it’s love-at-first-sight.

Adopt Me Because I Need You

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Many factors can make a pet seem “less adoptable&# , from special needs, to age, and even just the color of their fur! 17-25, 2011, as “Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week.&#. You can check them out in the gallery , and even use the pet-search tool to find a special pet for adoption near you. To help find homes for these special pets Petfinder has designated Sept.

Adopt-a-Pet.com Guest Post

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The following is a guest post from the amazing animal lovers of Adopt-a-Pet.com. Adopt-a-Pet.com is the world’s largest non-profit pet adoption website. Sadly there are 4 million healthy adoptable companion animals killed in shelters each year due to overcrowding. Our website makes it easy for anyone with an internet connection to find profiles and pictures of adoptable animals by location, breed, gender, age, size, and color.

On Discounts on Adoptions

Animal Person

Here's a Gray Matter for you (or maybe not): A humane society near me is doing a cat- and dog-adoption promotion this month. You can adopt a dog for $75 rather than $100, and if you adopt a cat for $50 you can get a second one for half the price. With record numbers of animals being abandoned due to foreclosures and the economy, and let's face it, adopting a dog or cats isn't going to save you any money, do you think it is irresponsible to offer discounts?

Petside's Pet 'Net Adoption Event

Critter News

Petside is having a Pet adoption event. You can check it out here with a list of participating sites

The Shelter Pet Project

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cats dogs people helping animals rescues animal adoption animal rescue animal shelter psaDid you know that every year, of the 8 million dogs and cats that enter animal shelters, 3 million of these healthy and treatable pets are euthanized?

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5 Vital Questions When Adopting A Rescue Dog

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With the growing awareness of pet overpopulation more and more families are choosing to adopt a shelter dog and save a life. When adopting a rescue there are added considerations on selecting the right dog for your lifestyle. The shelter staff will do a behavior assessment to determine a dog’s adoptability soon after arriving at the shelter. The decision to add a canine companion to your family is certainly a big one.

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Weekend Adopt-a-thon for Joplin Tornado Pets

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ASPCA , Joplin Humane Society to Host Weekend Adopt-a-thon for Joplin Tornado Pets. Nearly 600 cats and dogs looking for permanent homes during major pet adoption event June 25 – 26. WHAT : The Joplin Humane Society and the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) are hosting a major adoption event on June 25 and 26 for nearly 600 animals who need permanent homes after being displaced by the May 22 tornado that tore through Joplin.

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Pet Foster Care Helps To Smooth Adoption Process

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Often times, animals in this situation have been victims of abuse, and their trauma may cause them to exhibit traits that make them less likely to be adopted. If you love pets but are unable to adopt a pet, consider the option of becoming a foster parent for a needy pet.

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4 Things to Consider Before Adopting a Dog

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Choosing to adopt a dog rather than get one at the pet store (or what some like to refer to as “puppy mill”) is a beautiful thing—essentially you are saving a poor pup from euthanasia and you’re providing a an animal with a good home. But adopting a pet is a huge responsibility and is very similar to adopting a child. First and foremost, you need to make sure that your living space is appropriate size for the type of dog you are considering adopting.

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The Shelter Pet Project

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The campaign has one unified goal, to increase pet adoption. The Shelter Pet Project has an awesome website with some great pet adoption resources, and also some really fun and cute things like Pet Personals and an Adopt-A-Gram to help spread the word about this project.

Petition Drive Launched Asking Obama to Adopt Shelter Dog

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Adopt a Chimp

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Farm Sanctuary needs help.

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With much love and care these calves are now thriving, however, they are in desperate need of potential adopters for these sweet boys. Farm Sanctuary operates the country’s largest farm animal rescue and adoption network. Tags: adoptable people helping animals rescues

The Sanctuary for Senior Dogs

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so even if the dog is too ill or too poorly socialized to be adopted into a loving home, that dog stays with an experienced Sanctuary foster caregiver for life. Tags: rescue spotlight rescues animal adoption animal rescue dogs rescue senior dogs

Iams Home 4 the Holidays Special Event

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For each heartwarming adoption story shared in this comment thread Iams will donate 10 meals to shelter pets! Just share your adoption stories and you will be helping animals that are waiting for their forever homes.

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Best Welcome Home Ever

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Adopt-a-Pet.com launched the “Best Welcome Home Ever,” public service campaign intended to increase pet adoptions that will showcase all the silly, crazy and hilarious ways that pets greet their owners, and you can be a part of it! million people trying to adopt a pet.

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Free Microchip Clinic to Commemorate Five-Year Anniversary of Joplin Tornad

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My Cat From Hell now casting!

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Do you have a “lifer” cat that you know will never get adopted unless his/her behavior changes? NOW CASTING ANIMAL PLANET’S “MY CAT FROM HELL” Is one of your rescue cats wreaking havoc on your staff?

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Petfinder turns 20! #MetOnPetfinder

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One of our favorite websites, Petfinder has helped facilitate more than 25 million pet adoptions through its shelter and rescue member organizations. This post is sponsored by Purina. As always, our thoughts are our own. Happy 20th anniversary Petfinder!

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Chimpanzees are NOT “Pets”

Creature Talk

In the wake of Monday’s incident, Feral is calling on the state to adopt new legislation that would make primate pet ownership illegal. Earlier this week a Connecticut woman was attacked by a 200 pound chimpanzee named Travis who had been kept as a pet for 14 years.

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Paw Star Game brings the cuteness!

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You’ve seen the “Kitten Bowl” but now the most adorable and adoptable kittens are going … Continue reading → The post Paw Star Game brings the cuteness! Get ready for more kitten cuteness than you can handle!

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2017 Tournament of Tails

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Playing off the popularity of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Petplan’s Tournament of Tails features adoptable pets from 32 shelters across the country vying for the crown of top dog or cat.

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Live Well & Prospurr

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He gained even greater notoriety when he became an advo-cat for kitty adoptions with his “Million … Continue reading → The post Live Well & Prospurr appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. Morris the Cat is known throughout the world as the star of over fifty 9Lives cat food commercials from the 1970s up through today.

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#LightForPets Remember Me Thursday

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By uniting animal lovers across the world on one very special day, we can help raise awareness about animal adoption, and hopefully save the lives of more pets. ADOPT A PET! Always adopt. This Thursday, you can be a light for pets waiting in shelters.

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On Stanley and Family Commitments

Animal Person

So when we adopted a human baby we knew we'd have to teach that human to avoid Violet. We weren't planning to adopt another. When we adopted them we made a commitment to care for them for the rest of their lives.

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